Call for Submissions: The Cold War: Latin America and North America, 1945-1970
We welcome original essays for an anthology on the Cold War and the Americas. The collection will focus on the roles played in the Cold War by the governments and societies of North America (United States and Canada) and Latin America (Central America, Caribbean, and South America). We consider the ideological, political, military, economic, social, and cultural aspects involved in the global Cold War, the impact of these forces on the American continent, and its countries relations with the rest of the world in the Cold War’s broad context.
The book will be published in Spanish by the presses of the University of Colima and Michoacan University of San Nicolás de Hidalgo, Mexico.
If you are interested in contributing to this collection, please submit a one-page c.v., 1-2 page abstract outlining the topic, the research question, the theoretical and methodological approach, and a preliminary bibliography, by December 9, 2012.
The topics may include any of the following:
Diplomacy and Relations with the Eastern Bloc; Relations with Western Europe and NATO; Containment Politics; Relations with the Non-Aligned Countries and the Third World; The Armament Race; Nuclear Development and Testing; The Space Program; The Cuban Missile Crisis; The Cuban Revolution; US Interventions in Latin America; Intelligence and Espionage; Political Parties, Elections, and Congress; Communism, Anticommunism, and McCarthyism; The Korean War; The Vietnam War; Latin American Dictatorial and Authoritarian Regimes; Social Ideologies and Movements; Science and Education; The Press and the Media; Cultural Relations and Exchanges; Social Policy; Intellectuals; Literature and the Arts; Popular Culture; The Peace and Civil Rights Movements; The Women’s Movement; Family Structure and Gender Relations; Indigenous and Minority Groups.
We will also consider topics not mentioned above.
Send proposals (in English or Spanish) and inquiries to both editors:
Dr. Avital Bloch, University Center for Social Research, University of Colima: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. María del Rosario Rodríguez, Institute for Historical Research, Michoacan University of San Nicolás de Hidalgo: email@example.com
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